LINGUIST List 15.2636

Thu Sep 23 2004

Books: Cognitive Science/Psycholing/Semantics: Chandler

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        1.    Dylan Maiden, Semiotics: Chandler

Message 1: Semiotics: Chandler

Date: 22-Sep-2004
From: Dylan Maiden <>
Subject: Semiotics: Chandler

Title: Semiotics 
 Subtitle: The Basics 
 Series Title: The Basics  
 Publication Year: 2004 
 Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
 Author: Daniel Chandler 
 Paperback: ISBN: 0415351111 Pages: 304 Price: 17.95 (U.S. $)
 Following the successful Basics format, this is the book for anyone
 coming to semiotics for the first time. Using jargon-free language
 and lively, up-to-date examples, Semiotics: The Basics demystifies
 this highly interdisciplinary subject. Along the way, the reader will 
 find out:
 * What is a sign?
 * Which codes do we take for granted?
 * What is a text?
 * How can semiotics be used in textual analysis?
 * Who were Saussure, Peirce, Barthes and Jakobson - and why are they
 Features include a glossary of key terms and realistic suggestions
 for further reading. There is also a highly-developed and
 long-established online version of the book at: ;
 Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Psycholinguistics; Semantics 
 Written In: English                                                                                               
 (Language Code: ENG)
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